New duck mom!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sroberts, Feb 1, 2016.

  1. sroberts

    sroberts Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone! I got my first ducks on Thursday and had a bad experience with them being sent to me. Many did not make it :( but found a local source and now have 12 ducks who seem to be doing well! One makes me nervous with what seems to be a hurt leg.
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. I'm a chicken person and don't know much about ducks (although I've had a few), but definitely post on our Duck section in Other BackYard Poultry under the Forum at the top of the page and take advantage of our duck experts there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Please do check out the duck threads. Ducklings especially - may have a niacin deficiency which causes issue with their mobility.
     
  4. sroberts

    sroberts Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for the welcome! I posted in the duck section. I attached the picture of the hurt foot here as well. If you have any ideas I would love to hear!
    Thank you again!
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC and congrats on your new ducks. Sorry, I'm clueless on with ducks, but I'm sure that some duck expert will be along soon to help you out.

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome. I hope your duck's foot is better soon.
     
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  7. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    I hope you get some answers about your duck's foot...it looks swollen. Has it always looked like that?

    If you received dead ducklings from a hatchery, most will give you a refund or credit for the lost ones. I hope you called them.
     
  8. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. Good luck with your baby.
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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